Technical Standards Notices

Technical Standards Notices

NEW STANDARDS PROJECTS

Development work has begun on the following new or revised standards. Directly and materially affected individuals are invited to contribute to the development of such standards. Those wanting to participate may contact the Program Manager listed with the document.

Participation on AWS Technical Committees and Subcommittees is open to all persons.

B2.1/B2.1M:20XX, Specification for Welding Procedure and Performance Qualification
This specification provides the requirements for qualification of welding procedure specifications, welders, and welding operators for manual, semiautomatic, mechanized, and automatic welding. The welding processes included are electrogas welding, electron beam welding, electroslag welding, flux cored arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, laser beam welding, oxyfuel gas welding, plasma arc welding, shielded metal arc welding, stud arc welding, and submerged arc welding. Base metals, filler metals, qualification variables, welding designs, and testing requirements are also included.

  • Stakeholders: Welders, consumers, and producers.
  • Revised Standard
  • Staff Contact: J.M. Rosario, ext. 308

D17.2/D17.2M:20XX, Specification for Resistance Welding for Aerospace Applications
This specification provides the general resistance welding requirements for aerospace hardware. It includes, but is not limited to, resistance spot and resistance seam welding of aluminum, magnesium, iron, nickel, cobalt, and titanium-based alloys. There are requirements for machine and welding schedule qualification, production witness samples, and inspection and acceptance criteria for aerospace hardware.

  • Stakeholders: Aerospace fabrication and manufacturing companies.
  • Revised Standard
  • Staff Contact: M. Diaz, x310

 

STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC REVIEW

AWS was approved as an accredited standards-preparing organization by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in 1979. AWS rules, as approved by ANSI, require that all standards be open to public review for comment during the approval process. This column also advises of ANSI approval of documents. The standards listed below are under public review. A draft copy may be obtained through the AWS staff contact for the respective standard. Send correspondence to AWS, Standards Development, 8669 NW 36 Street, #130, Miami, FL 33166-6672; telephone (800/305) 443-9353.

D14.4/D14.4M:20XX, Specification for the Design of Welded Joints in Machinery and Equipment
Revised Standard - $40.50 [ANSI Public Review expires 03/18/19]
Staff Contact: K. Bulger, ext. 306

D16.2M/D16.2:20XX, Guide for Components of Robotic and Automatic Arc Welding Installations
New Standard - $68.00 [ANSI Public Review expires 03/18/19]
Staff Contact: P. Portela, ext. 311

F2.3M:20XX, Specification for Transparent Welding Curtains and Screens
Revised Standard - $32.00 [ANSI Public Review expires 03/11/19]
Staff Contact: S. P. Hedrick, ext. 305

 

ISO DRAFT STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC REVIEW

Copies of the following Draft International Standards are available for review and comment through your national standards body, which in the United States is ANSI, 25 West 43rd Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY, 10036; telephone (212) 642-4900. Any comments regarding ISO documents should be sent to your national standards body.

In the United States, if you wish to participate in the development of International Standards for welding, contact Andrew Davis at AWS, 8669 NW 36 Street, #130, Miami, FL, 33166-6672; telephone (305) 443-9353 ext. 466, e-mail: adavis@aws.org. Otherwise contact your national standards body.

None at this time.

 

NEW STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

REVISED STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

REAFFIRMED STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

WITHDRAWN STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

AMENDMENT STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

ADDENDA STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

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